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Jason Bateman Uses A Lot Of 'Bad Words' In Red Band Trailer For Spelling Bee Comedy
Jason Bateman thrives at nice-guy roles, which may be why his insults, swearing and racial slurs land just a little bit harder than they would have if they were coming from, say, Billy Bob Thornton. Or maybe Iím just having a Bad Santa flashback here. As the Red Band Trailer for Bad Words reveals, this is a story about a guy who found a loophole into the competitive world of childrenís spelling bees, enraging teachers, parents, children and spelling bee enthusiasts in the process.
Jason Bateman Will Direct and Star With Nicole Kidman In The Family Fang
Based on Kevin Wilson's bestselling novel, The Family Fang centers on a family whose live is entirely dedicated to creating avant-garde performance art, whether the kids like it or not. Annie and Buster are the children, subjects and muses of Caleb and Camille Fang, but to the world they are Child A and Child B.
Jason Bateman's Directorial Debut Bad Words Acquired By Focus Features At TIFF
Bad Words, the directorial debut for comedic actor extraordinaire Jason Bateman has been snatched up by Focus Features for a cool $7 million, according to Deadline. That huge payment grants them worldwide rights to the film, which was produced by Darko Entertainment, MXN, and Batemanís Aggregate Films
Allison Janney And Philip Baker Hall Join Jason Bateman's Directorial Debut Bad Words
Jason Bateman has a supporting group of actors now set to join him in the upcoming comedy Bad Words, which will also be the star's directorial debut. Allison Janney, Philip Baker Hall and Rohan Chand have all signed on parts in the movie, which follows a 41-year old high school dropout (Bateman) as he exploits a loophole so that he can compete in a spelling bee intended for children who are still in grade school.
Jason Bateman To Make His Directorial Debut With Spelling Bee Comedy Bad Words
Jason Bateman is a lifetime member of Hollywood. At the age of 12 he was playing James Cooper Ingalls on Little House on The Prairie, in his teens he made movies like Teen Wolf Too (not the highlight of his career) and now in adulthood he's starring in blockbuster comedies and was the lead character on one of the most beloved shows of all time: Arrested Development.